Valderrama Cast as Prince in Animated ‘Charming’

Actor Wilmer Valderrama has been cast in the lead male role in Charming, an animated musical comedy feature film from 3QU Media. He joins Demi Lovato, who will also executive produce ... Continue Reading →

Cinesite, Image Engine Announce Merger

Cinesite and Image Engine have announced a merger of their two companies, which now employ a combined staff of over 525 artists worldwide, with capacity for 675 at their studios in ... Continue Reading →

Demi Lovato to Voice Lead in ‘Charming’

Singer, songwriter and actress Demi Lovato will voice the female lead Lenore in the 3QU Media animated feature film production of Charming. Lovato also will executive produce the film’s ... Continue Reading →
Oscar Contenders: VFX

Oscar Watch: Best Visual Effects Contenders

The short list of visual effects films that will head to the annual bake-off won’t be known until early in December, but the race is still a hot one that’s proving more ... Continue Reading →

Cinesite, Comic Animations Enter Feature Toon Market

Cinesite and 3QU Media have announced a major deal which will bring Cinesite into the family feature animation realm, with the first project — Charming — on deck. 3QU Media ... Continue Reading →

Meet the Shiny Future of Law Enforcement

VFX supe Jamie ... Continue Reading →

Cinesite’s ‘Beans’ Is a Gas!

London-based vfx studio Cinesite is causing an online stir with the release of its first short animated film, Beans, which showcases the company’s creature animation skills and ... Continue Reading →

Asset Management tool ftrack 2.0 Hits the Market

The latest version of asset management tool ftrack 2.0. has arrived on the market. The new release including an entirely updated user interface, new planning and review tools, workflow ... Continue Reading →

Pixar’s ‘Monsters’ to Fight Zombies This Weekend

This weekend is shaping up to be an interesting battleground between new arrivals Disney/Pixar’s much-awaited prequel Monsters University and Paramount’s intriguing Brad ... Continue Reading →

‘Iron Man 3' Intl. Opening Beats ‘Avengers’ Record

You’ve got to give it Tony Stark and his alter ego Iron Man: They definitely know how to put on a show. This past week, Disney/Marvel’s Iron Man 3 posted phenomenal numbers in ... Continue Reading →